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Re: [css3-content] ::outside::outside vs ::outside(2)

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 15:53:13 +0200
Message-ID: <6662E369E8C9499090CE5F0E8EE9FB99@FREMY2>
To: "Paul Duffin" <pduffin@volantis.com>, "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
::outside::outside is, I would say, not allowed, since only one 
may appear in a selection, and this element should be at the end. If there's
no special rule for ::outside, it means ::outside::outside is not allowed.

Could a spec editor confirm that fact ?

From: "Paul Duffin" <pduffin@volantis.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 3:48 PM
To: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
Subject: [css3-content] ::outside::outside vs ::outside(2)

> I understand (because the specification explains it very clearly) why it 
> is necessary to have the special syntax of ::before(n); because 
> ::before::before and ::before(2) are different.
> However, I am not clear why special syntax of ::outside(n) is needed 
> because I can't see any difference between ::outside::outside and 
> ::outsize(2). The specification does not explicitly prohibit 
> ::outside::outside (so I presume that it is valid) but also does not 
> mention it either.
> Is ::outside::outside allowed?
> How does it differ from ::outside(2)?
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